Albany and Central New York Sights

Historic Stockade District

  • Historic District/Site

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Examples of Federal, Dutch, Gothic, Victorian, and Greek Revival architecture are found among the homes and churches here, which date from 1690 to 1930. The Stockade is one of the oldest continuously occupied neighborhoods in the nation. (George Washington slept here.) In warm weather you see people running and relaxing in tiny Riverside Park, along the Mohawk River. Residents open their homes to the public for guided tours during Walkabout Weekend, held in September. At the Stockade Villagers Art Show, also in September, painters set up easels and tents to display their works.

Sight Information

Address:

Between Erie Blvd. and Union St. along Mohawk River, Schenectady, New York, 12305, United States

Phone:

518-374–0263; 518-372–5656

Published 10/27/2015

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